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First word on the Vena Cava sample sale: Bring cash. Possibly lots of cash. Writes a tipster: "It was pretty empty—only about five other shoppers there with me. They have about six racks of clothes, including leather. They also have shoes and some jewelry. The best part is that they have genuine samples, about two or three whole racks of them. But they are going fast. When I was there, one person had taken about a half a rack of clothes for herself and looked to be buying every single piece. Samples are $100 across the board, and non-samples are anywhere from $250 down. I think $250 was the most expensive I saw anything, and that was for the leather leggings and heavily beaded dress. No dressing rooms and only two very low to the ground mirrors. Finally, it's basically cash only – credit card minimum is $500." [RackedWire; Dealfeed]